LONE GROVE — Funeral services for Barbara Ann Howard are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at the Country Tabernacle Church with Brother Leo Potts officiating. Interment will follow at Lone Grove West Memorial cemetery. Visitation will be this evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at Craddock Funeral Home.
Barbara Ann (Minor) Howard was born July 10, 1940, to Egma (Irwin) and Harley Minor in Dumas, Texas. She passed from this life on Dec. 26, 2018, at the age of 78.
She attended Dumas High School. She met J.B. Howard and they were married on Sept. 18, 1957. From this marriage they had two children, Dickie and Shelia.
Barbara was a homemaker most of her life who loved her dogs, any dogs for that matter, she loved the Lord, and she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Harley and Egma Minor; husband, J.B. Howard; daughter, Shelia Gayle; and sister, Jean Clements.
She is survived by her son, Dickie Charles Howard and his wife Patricia, of Lone Grove; grandchildren, Kristi Leigh (Howard) Inselman and her husband Kevin Inselman, and Kimberly Dawn (Howard) Vines and her husband Jacob Vines IV; great-grandchildren, Hunter Inselman, Taylor Inselman, Kayla Vines and Jacob Vines V; special niece, Pamela “Cookie” McGee; special nephew, Hershel Wayne “Butch” Brown, Jr.; along with numerous nieces, nephews, brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws.
Pallbearers will be Larry Reed, Gaylon Taylor, Darren Howard, Darryl Howard, Jacob Vines IV, Jacob Vines V, Kevin Inselman and Hunter Inselman.
Honorary bearer will be Hershel Wayne “Butch” Brown, Jr.
Online condolences may be made at www.craddockfuneralhome.com.